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To: <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 11:18:35 -0000
Subject: [Puptcrit] Canvassing for votes - just a suggestion for the


I've been going through Punch references here and this morning came across
the following in the chapter on Punch & Judy contained in 'Things Not
Generally Known' 2nd series, edited by John Timbs, published 1861.

"During one of the elections for Westminster, Sir Francis Burdett was
represented kissing Judy and the child, and soliciting Mr. Punch for his
vote."

Ray DaSilva



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